Murray, Charles B.; chemist and metallurgist; born, Worcester, Massachusetts, April 6, 1866; son of Peleg F. and Mary Prince Murray; educated, common schools at Worcester; took B. S. degree at Polytechnic Institute, at Worcester, Mass., in 1887; married, Attleboro, Mass., Jan. 29, 1890; Ellen Lincoln Robinson; issue, two children, Philip F., and Mildred A.; after leaving school, asst. chemist at Joliett Steel Co., Joliet, Illinois; spent a year in Buena Vista, Virginia, as chemist, and a year with the Minnesota Iron Co.; January, 1893, was appointed chief chemist and metallurgist at the Eliza Johnson Works, of the Carnegie Steel Co.; remained with this company until 1904; then started a commercial laboratory in Pittsburgh; in March, 1907, sold out and came to Cleveland, forming partnership with Benedick Crowell, as Crowell & Murray, chemists, metallurgists and mining engineers; member National Geographic Society, Engineers Society, Western Penn., American Institute of Mining Engineers, American Chemical Society, and Society of Chemical Industry; member Emmanuel Lodge, No. 605, F. & A. M., Cleveland Chapter, No. 148, R. A. M.; member Athletic and Tennis Clubs. Recreations: Tennis, Squash and Bowling.
Biographical Sketch of Charles B. Murray
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 6 December 2013. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-charles-b-murray.htm - Last updated on Jan 21st, 2012
Topics: Biography, Murray Surname
Categories: Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Locations: Allegheny County PA, Attleboro Massachusetts, Bristol County MA, Buena Vista Virginia, Cleveland Ohio, Cuyahoga County OH, Joliet Illinois, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Rockbridge County VA, Will County IL, Worcester County MA, Worcester Massachusetts
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